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Zika 2017 Spring Break Resources

February 24, 2017

As students and families across Virginia prepare to head to warmer locations for Spring Break, it is important to be aware that the Zika virus remains a threat.

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Alexandria’s Silverback Strategies Named One Of Washingtonian’s 2017 Great Places To Work

February 23, 2017

Silverback Strategies, a digital performance marketing agency located in Alexandria’s historic Old Town, has been named to Washingtonian’s exclusive 2017 list of Great Places to Work. Silverback is one of only 50 companies from the Washington, DC metro area to be included in the annual roundup of top workplaces.

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General Assembly Tackles Mental Health Reform

February 23, 2017

By Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin (D-30)

A robust legislative agenda seeking to improve Virginia’s approach to mental health crises emerged this year from the Joint Subcommittee Studying Mental Health Services.

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AAA: Impaired Driving Outranks Speeding As The Leading Cause Of Traffic Deaths In D.C.

February 23, 2017

Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning, Friday, Feb. 24, for a beloved 65-year-old church usher, wife, mother, and grandmother who was recently killed by an alleged drunk driver in Northwest Washington, D.C.

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Alexandria Celebrates Washington’s 285th Birthday

February 22, 2017

A month of commemorations of President George Washington’s birth culminated on Monday in Alexandria with the annual George Washington Birthday Parade.

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Six Legends Inducted Into Athletic Hall of Fame

February 22, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools inducted five outstanding athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame, including captain of the 1971 State Championship football team memorialized in Remember the Titans and a basketball player from the all-black Parker-Gray High School who went on to coach football for the Olympics.

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Lady Titans Advance To Regional Quarterfinals

February 22, 2017

The T. C. Williams High School girls’ basketball team clinched a crucial victory last night in the first round of the regional championship. The Lady Titans defeated South Lakes 51-43 to advance to the quarterfinals of the 6A North Region tournament. The Titans host regional powerhouse Oakton tonight at T. C. Williams (7 p.m.).

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River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar Wins 2017 Cherry Challenge

February 21, 2017

The George Washington Birthday Celebration announced winners of this year’s Cherry Challenge, an annual cherry-themed culinary competition, at today’s George Washington Birthday Parade and named River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar the hands-down favorite in the entrée category for the bistro’s grilled quail with George Washington grist mill grits and a cherry and pinot noir sauce.

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Lady Titans Crowned Conference Champions

February 18, 2017

The T. C. Williams High School girls’ basketball team captured the Patriot Conference Championship title last night with a 62-32 victory win over West Potomac, successfully defending their 2016 championship title. The Lady Titans extended their winning streak to 18 games and remain undefeated in the conference this season. The regional championship tournament starts on Tuesday with a home game against South Lakes.

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APD Officer Bennie Evans Recognized By National Law Enforcement Organization

February 17, 2017

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund selected Officer Bennie Evans, of the Alexandria Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for February, 2017. Evans was recognized for his work with homeless individuals in the City of Alexandria. He is also a lead Crisis Intervention Team instructor for APD.

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